Actinic Keratosis

There are many different types of skin cancer, with melanoma being the deadliest. Spectrum Dermatology encourages everyone, regardless of how much melanin a person produces or the number of moles on their body, to schedule a mole check annually. This is not only the best...

Many people haven’t heard of actinic keratosis even though it is a very common, and usually benign, skin condition. It is one of the most common reasons patients come to Spectrum Dermatology, though initially patients confuse actinic keratosis—or AK—with sun damage, age spots, or liver...